How it Works
The MedTech Accelerator program is led by a distinguished team of medical, marketing, business and technology professionals with extensive backgrounds in research and emerging product development.
Kyle Brandy, M.S.
Technology Development Associate Mayo Clinic
Ryan Buchanan, MBA
Associate Technology Development Manager Mayo Clinic
Mahdi Eghbali, Ph.D.
Research Associate Arizona State University
Senior Associate Department of Business Development Mayo Clinic
Erika Griffin, BS
Program Manager Arizona State University
Rick Hall, Ph.D.
Managing Partner Senior Director of Health Innovation Arizona State University
Michael Harris, M.S.
Managing Partner Senior Director, Corporate Development Mayo Clinic
Craig Laser, EdD
Director of Academic Partnerships Arizona State University
Steven J. Lester, M.D.
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the MedTech Accelerator Mayo Clinic
Co-Founder of the MedTech Accelerator Vice President of Venture Development and Physical Sciences, Skysong Innovations Arizona State University
John Maragos, M.S., M.B.A.
Corporate Development Manager Mayo Clinic
Barbara Marusiak, DHsc
Director, Clinical Research and Student Engagement Arizona State University
Christine Matteo, M.B.A.
Project Manager Mayo Clinic
Anantha Santhanam, Ph.D, M.B.A.
Senior Manager, Department of Business Development Mayo Clinic
Lauren Seidenschmidt, MHA
Associate, Department of Business Development Mayo Clinic
Kyle N. Siegal, M.S., J.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Patent Counsel, Skysong Innovations Arizona State University
Marianne van der Steen, Ph.D.
International Venture Operations Arizona State University